Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Wins

Leaders

  • Since 1869
Leaders Table
Year Coach W School Notes
2016Tom Herman5Houston
2015Nick Saban14Alabama
Dabo Swinney14Clemson
2014Urban Meyer14Ohio State
2013Jimbo Fisher14Florida State
2012Nick Saban13Alabama
2011Les Miles13Louisiana State
2010Gene Chizik14Auburn
2009Chris Petersen14Boise State
Nick Saban14Alabama
2008Urban Meyer13Florida
Kyle Whittingham13Utah
2007June Jones12Hawaii
Mark Mangino12Kansas
Les Miles12Louisiana State
Gary Pinkel12Missouri
2006Urban Meyer13Florida
Chris Petersen13Boise State
2005Mack Brown13Texas
2004Pete Carroll13Southern Californiarecord adjusted to 11-0-0 by NCAA
Tommy Tuberville13Auburn
2003Dan Hawkins13Boise State
Terry Hoeppner13Miami (OH)
Nick Saban13Louisiana State
2002Jim Tressel14Ohio State
2001Larry Coker12Miami (FL)
Gary Crowton12Brigham Young
2000Bob Stoops13Oklahoma
1999Bob Pruett13Marshall
1998Phillip Fulmer13Tennessee
1997Tom Osborne13Nebraska
1996LaVell Edwards14Brigham Young
1995Tom Osborne12Nebraska
Steve Spurrier12Florida
1994Tom Osborne13Nebraska
1993Bobby Bowden12Florida State
1992Gene Stallings13Alabama
1991Dennis Erickson12Miami (FL)
Don James12Washington
1990Bill McCartney11Colorado
Bobby Ross11Georgia Tech
1989Lou Holtz12Notre Dame
1988Lou Holtz12Notre Dame
1987Jimmy Johnson12Miami (FL)
1986Joe Paterno12Penn State
1985Fisher DeBerry12Air Force
1984LaVell Edwards13Brigham Young
1983Rey Dempsey13Southern Illinois
1982Tom Osborne12Nebraska
1981Danny Ford12Clemson
1980Vince Dooley12Georgia
LaVell Edwards12Brigham Young
1979Bear Bryant12Alabama
1978John Robinson12Southern California
1977Fred Akers11Texas
Bear Bryant11Alabama
Dan Devine11Notre Dame
Lou Holtz11Arkansas
Joe Paterno11Penn State
1976Johnny Majors12Pittsburgh
1975Frank Kush12Arizona State
1974Bear Bryant11Alabama
Barry Switzer11Oklahoma
1973Joe Paterno12Penn State
1972John McKay12Southern California
1971Bob Devaney13Nebraska
1970Frank Lauterbur12Toledo
1969Don Coryell11San Diego State
Frank Lauterbur11Toledo
Joe Paterno11Penn State
Darrell Royal11Texas
1968Joe Paterno11Penn State
1967Lloyd Eaton10Wyoming
Chuck Fairbanks10Oklahoma
John McKay10Southern California
1966Bear Bryant11Alabama
1965Frank Broyles10Arkansas
Duffy Daugherty10Michigan State
Bob Devaney10Nebraska
1964Frank Broyles11Arkansas
1963Darrell Royal11Texas
1962John McKay11Southern California
1961Bear Bryant11Alabama
1960Warren Woodson11New Mexico State
1959Ben Schwartzwalder11Syracuse
1958Paul Dietzel11Louisiana State
1957Dan Devine10Arizona State
Ralph Jordan10Auburn
Bud Wilkinson10Oklahoma
1956Phil Dickens10Wyoming
Bobby Dodd10Georgia Tech
Bud Wilkinson10Oklahoma
Bowden Wyatt10Tennessee
1955Bud Wilkinson11Oklahoma
1954Woody Hayes10Ohio State
Bud Wilkinson10Oklahoma
1953DeWitt Weaver11Texas Tech
1952Bobby Dodd12Georgia Tech
1951Bobby Dodd11Georgia Tech
1950Bear Bryant11Kentucky
Bob Neyland11Tennessee
1949Bud Wilkinson11Oklahoma
1948Frank Howard11Clemson
1947Blair Cherry10Texas
Fritz Crisler10Michigan
Bobby Dodd10Georgia Tech
1946Wallace Butts11Georgia
Warren Woodson11Hardin-Simmons
1945Dana Bible10Texas
Frank Thomas10Alabama
1944Frank Tritico12Randolph Field
1943Elmer Burnham9Purdue
Don Faurot9Iowa Pre-Flight
Frank Leahy9Notre Dame
1942Wallace Butts11Georgia
1941Wallace Butts9Georgia
Homer Norton9Texas A&M
Frank Thomas9Alabama
Wallace Wade9Duke
1940Frank Leahy11Boston College
1939Homer Norton11Texas A&M
1938Dutch Meyer11Texas Christian
Bob Neyland11Tennessee
1937Stub Allison10California
1936Dutch Meyer9Texas Christian
Bernie Moore9Louisiana State
Wallace Wade9Duke
1935Madison Bell12Southern Methodist
Dutch Meyer12Texas Christian
1934Ted Cox10Tulane
Curtis Player10Centenary (LA)
Frank Thomas10Alabama
1933Howard Jones10Southern California
Francis Schmidt10Texas Christian
1932Pete Cawthon10Texas Tech
Howard Jones10Southern California
Francis Schmidt10Texas Christian
1931Bernie Bierman11Tulane
1930Knute Rockne10Notre Dame
Wallace Wade10Alabama
1929O.E. Hollingbery10Washington State
Howard Jones10Southern California
1928William Alexander10Georgia Tech
1927Enoch Bagshaw9Washington
Biff Jones9Army
Gus Tebell9North Carolina State
George Woodruff9Georgia
1926Pop Warner10Stanford
1925Enoch Bagshaw11Washington
Howard Jones11Southern California
1924Knute Rockne10Notre Dame
1923Enoch Bagshaw10Washington
1922Gus Henderson10Southern California
1921Charley Moran10Centre
Greasy Neale10Washington & Jefferson
Knute Rockne10Notre Dame
1920Xen Scott10Alabama
1919Dana Bible10Texas A&M
1918William Juneau9Texas
1917Pop Warner10Pittsburgh
1916Charles Daly9Army
Bubs Mosley9Baylor
1915Bennie Owen10Oklahoma
1914Bob Folwell10Washington & Jefferson
T.C. Trenchard10North Carolina
1913Bob Folwell10Washington & Jefferson
Pop Warner10Carlisle
1912Pop Warner12Carlisle
1911Pop Warner11Carlisle
1910Joseph Thompson9Pittsburgh
1909Howard Jones10Yale
1908Sol Metzger11Pennsylvania
1907Pop Warner10Carlisle
1906William Reid10Harvard
1905Fielding Yost12Michigan
1904Henry Williams13Minnesota
1903Henry Williams14Minnesota
1902Amos Alonzo Stagg14Chicago
1901William Reid12Harvard
1900Malcolm McBride12Yale
George Woodruff12Pennsylvania
1899Amos Alonzo Stagg16Chicago
1898Amos Alonzo Stagg14Chicago
1897George Woodruff15Pennsylvania
1896Amos Alonzo Stagg15Chicago
1895George Woodruff14Pennsylvania
1894William Rhodes16Yale
1893Everett Lake12Harvard
George Stewart12Harvard
George Woodruff12Pennsylvania
1892George Woodruff15Pennsylvania
1891George Adams13Harvard
Walter Camp13Yale
George Stewart13Harvard
1890Walter Camp13Yale
1889Walter Camp16Yale
1888Walter Camp13Yale
1887Frank Dole6Pennsylvania
1886Frank Mason12Harvard
1885Frank Dole8Pennsylvania
1881Lucius Littauer6Harvard

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